Breaking an addiction is never easy and changing your life in such a drastic way is incredibly hard. These people all quit their addiction to drinking and the before and after photos are so shocking.
So, if you need the motivation to break an addiction, take a look at these photos and commit to leading a healthier life. Let’s celebrate the determination of these wonderful people and how much better their lives are now!
1.) School dropout to Doctor
This woman dropped out of school when she was 14-years-old. She subsequently battled alcoholism and depression before she decided she needed to change her lifestyle. She is now an A&E Doctor 15 years later. Let her be an inspiration to us all, no matter where you are in life, it will always get better and it’s never too late!
2.) An inspirational Dad
3.) He looks years younger now!
This man took a picture over a year ago outside the emergency room after abused alcohol the night before. He didn’t want to forget that moment and wanted to use that picture to motivate him to change and give up alcohol. Over a year later, he took the picture on the right. He looks happier, healthier and younger, we are so happy for him!
4.) Young motivation
The picture on the left depicts this woman in ICU after drinking too much. She was tired of being sick all the time and so came to the conclusion that she needed to stop drinking. The picture on the right was taken just 6 months after she went sober! She looks beautiful and happy, her skin is glowing!
5.) A bright future
This man was drinking heavily for over a decade and didn’t take care of himself. He decided a year ago to go sober and he now is enjoying life with a job that he is passionate about. Taking care of yourself goes a long way folks!
6.) You can make a change no matter how old you are
This man quit drinking, changed his diet and started working out. The end result was a healthy man that is proud of his body, it only took 15 months! No matter how old you are, you can still make huge changes in your life.
7.) No longer relying on alcohol for confidence
The image on the left depicts a woman who had drunk a box of wine before her stand-up comedy show and proceeded to drink multiple glasses of whiskey on stage. She is now a year sober and looks much happier and more confident!
8.) A different person!
9.) 53 pounds lighter
10.) What a difference one year can make
11.) Is that Bruce Willis?!
This man stopped drinking for 10 years and the transformation is incredible. He now looks like a young Bruce Willis! This is what living a healthy lifestyle looks like, it may be hard, to begin with, but you will be a million times happier.
12.) One day at a time
13.) One year without drinking
14.) 100 days and no alcohol
15.) From a mugshot to happiness
16.) In only 18 months…
17.) 3 years sober and happy
18.) The difference? Sobriety.
This woman drank 4 bottles a wine a week and caked on the foundation to cover her ageing skin. Just 9 months later she looks so much younger, drinks loads of water and hardly puts on any makeup. Amazing!